An early 1899 Edison brown wax recording of the early march, composed by the Austrian Josef Wagner. The original title in German is "Unter dem Doppeladler". Edison Record #19, recorded at 135 rpm. Topics: cylinder record, brown wax, march, josef wagner, doppeladler Source: The Cylinder Archive [www.cylinder.de]
S. H. Dudley made also several recordings for other companies than Edison. This one was made for the Lambert Company of Chicago around 1903. Lambert Indestructible cylinder record #593 Topics: S. H. Dudley, lambert, whistling solo, cylinder record
An interesting recording by Signore Bartolotta on a British Sterling wax cylinder (#531) from 1906. La donna è mobile, Act 3 of Verdi's Rigoletto La donna è mobile Qual piuma al vento, Muta d'accento E di pensiero. Sempre un amabile Leggiadro viso, In pianto o in riso, È menzognero. La donna è mobil Qual piuma al vento, Muta d'accento E di pensier, E di pensier, E-e di pensier. È sempre misero Chi a lei s'affida, Chi le confida Mal cauto il core! Pur mai non sentesi Felice appieno Chi su... Topics: cylinder record, wax cylinder, opera, rigoletto, guiseppe verdi, sterling, british Source: The Cylinder Archive [www.cylinder.de]
The Cylinder Archive [www.cylinder.de] release for June 2013: This rather unusual quartet selection was recorded at the Edison studio in Berlin, Germany in 1907. This transfer is dedicated to the memory of my cat Victor (2011-2013). Topics: cylinder record, quartet, german, cat, katze, unusual Source: The Cylinder Archive [www.cylinder.de]
The Cylinder Archive [www.cylinder.de] release for August 2013: At the turn of the 20th century, this song was quite popular in the States and is here performed by pioneer recording artist Steve Porter who just started his recording career and later was a member of the American Quartet. This recording was made ca. 1898 on a Columbia brown wax cylinder #4570. From the collection of Matthias Menz.